Tomatoes are so much more than just a tasty addition to salads. They are best known for their antioxidant content, especially phytochemical, lycopene, which has shown to be beneficial for eyesight, brain function, and relieving neuropathic pain. In addition, tomatoes are packed with calcium, Vitamins A, B, and K
Additional benefits of tomatoes include:
- Strengthening bones and repairing bone tissue
- Repairing damage caused by smoking
- Lowering cholesterol and blood pressure levels
- Keeping hair strong and healthy
Tomatoes are quick and easy addition any meals. Try them marinated with some olive oil and fresh garlic or add hummus or avocado as a spread for a tasty snack or side dish.
Featured Meal: Kale Caesar Chicken
The Kale Caesar Chicken Green Bowl, which is packed with nutrients and provides 90 percent of the recommended daily calcium intake, features chopped romaine, grilled chicken, parmesan crisp, tomatoes, shaved parmesan, and a caesar dressing.